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Welcome to our Island Referrals News and Blog page, where we share insights, heartwarming stories, and essential information to keep you and your beloved pets in the loop.

MRI SCANNING AT ISLAND REFERRALS

MRI SCANNING AT ISLAND REFERRALS

MRI SERVICES AT ISLAND REFERRALS   MRI and CT are widely used in human and veterinary medicine and surgery, to help reach a diagnosis more easily than X-ray and ultrasound, by making a 3-D image of the body. MRI is safe and highly effective for all body parts,...

The Story of Bear, an MRI Lorry & a case of Lungworm!

The Story of Bear, an MRI Lorry & a case of Lungworm!

Bear was a normal, 5 year old cocker spaniel, full of life and mischief!  One day, for no particular reason, he became less keen to walk and started to drag his back left leg. After seeing his regular vet, Caron, at Carisbrooke Vets, she referred him to Island...

We are an official Dog Friendly Clinic

We are an official Dog Friendly Clinic

WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE A DOG FRIENDLY CLINIC? Congratulations to Courtney who has been assessed by the Dogs Trust and the British Veterinary Behaviour Association and has now achieved recognition as a dog-friendly veterinary nurse. The Dogs Trust and the British...

Island VetCare Achieves Highest Level Hospital Status

Island VetCare Achieves Highest Level Hospital Status

Island VetCare & IslandReferrals receives hospital status after only 5 years! Less than 5 years after opening our doors for the first time, we have been accredited as a Hospital by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) under its Practice Standards...

The Island’s only GOLD Cat Friendly Clinic

The Island’s only GOLD Cat Friendly Clinic

Island VetCare has been awarded internationally-recognised GOLD Cat Friendly Clinic status for the 5th year in a row in 2023! The International Society for Feline Medicine (ISFM) is the veterinary division of International Cat Care (www.icatcare.org), a charity...

CT Scanner Ready to Go!

CT Scanner Ready to Go!

Our New CT Scanner is a Game Changer   Introducing our state-of-the-art CT scanner recently installed at Island VetCare, a groundbreaking addition that revolutionises the way we care for your companions. With its advanced imaging capabilities, this cutting-edge...

We are Winners!

We are Winners!

Island VetCare have been awarded “Start-Up Business of the Year 2019” at the Isle of Wight Chamber of Commerce Business Awards, which were held at Cowes Yacht Haven on Friday 18th October, hosted by comedian and actor Colin Carmichael.  The Start-Up Business Award...